Architecture & Engineering

Welcome to our Architecture & Engineering page, your home for industry information and expertise for the global marketplace. We provide the most recent market research, trade leads and industry event information.

This page is managed by the U.S. Commercial Service’s Global Design & Construction Team. The Global Design and Construction Team is made up of domestic and international trade specialists with the U.S. Department of Commerce - International Trade Administration and industry associations. To find a team member nearest you, please click on the link to the left titled “Design & Construction Team Members”.

We specialize in working with the following industry subsectors:

  • Architecture/construction/engineering services
  • Building products (including HVAC, hardware, and power tools)
  • Construction equipment (including mining equipment)
  • Greenbuild & sustainable development
  • Interior design

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FEATURED CONFERENCES

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS – Europe Business Forum

Venue: Los Angeles, CA

Date: June 2-4, 2014

Learn More/Pre-Register: http://export.gov/california/ca/DiscoverEurope/

Contact: Rafael.Patino@trade.gov

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FEATURED INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES

US Commercial Service Webinar: Taxes & Rio 2016 Olympic Games - May 15, 2014

Please join us! We invite you to join a FREE webinar on May 15th to learn more about the taxes related to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. 

The U.S. Commercial Service, in partnership with Ernst & Young Terco, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be hosting a webinar on immigration matters and tax compliance for companies interested in bidding for products/services during the 2016 Olympic Games. 

Learn and understand how your company can comply from tax benefits at the state level for all products destined for the 2016 Games from experts in immigration, due diligence, and tax compliance at Ernst & Young, who will give a 40 minute presentation on the subject. After the presentation, there will be a 15 minute Q&A session. 

Speakers:


- Cristiane Pacheco, Indirect Tributes Senior Manager;
- Gina Foti, Senior Manager, Immigration;
- Leandro Souza, Individual Tax Compliance;
- José Silva, Partner, Tax Compliance;
- Raquel Teixeira, Immigration, Tax Compliance, Advisory e Assignment Services.

Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 2pm Brazil/1pm Eastern/12pm CDT/11am MDT/10am PDT
Cost: FREE


To Register: Please RSVP to Matt Baker at Matt.Baker@trade.gov until noon May 14

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China Airport Road Show - Beijing, Chengdu and Xiamen - September 15-17, 2014

Explore opportunities to expand your sales in the burgeoning aviation markets in Beijing, Chengdu and Xiamen, China! Join the U.S. Commercial Service (CS) China team from September 15 to 17, 2014 as we introduce U.S. aviation firms to key decision makers in the heart of China’s aviation infrastructure boom.

China intends to build 56 new airports and expand 101 existing ones by 2015. This presents tremendous opportunities for U.S. companies to sell equipment and services from airport design and construction to air traffic management and environmental consulting. In particular, companies that provide the following equipment and services to airport development are encouraged to participate in this roadshow: airport design, green construction, energy efficiency equipment, airport security equipment, ground support and terminal related equipment, and airport management.

Road Show participants will be briefed by China’s Civil Aviation Administration on China’s aviation development. Participants will also make presentations to key regional civil aviation authorities in Chengdu and Xiamen as well as airport corporations in Beijing, Chengdu, and Xiamen on how U.S. equipment and services have been adapted by airports around the world. This is a unique chance to learn about opportunities to provide U.S. airport construction equipment and services needed to help China develop cleaner, safer, and more efficient airports.

For more information please contact: 
Ms. Ida Peng, Commercial Specialist in Beijing, Aiqun.Peng@trade.gov
Mr. Shiyang Cui, Commercial Specialist in Chengdu, Cui.Shiyang@trade.gov 
Ms. Lena Yang, Commercial Specialist in Guangzhou, Lena.Yang@trade.gov

Deadline for registration is July 30th.


Cost USD $1,800
• Participation in government meetings in Beijing, Chengdu and Xiamen
• Speaking role in Seminar 
• Participation in networking lunches and dinners
• Inclusion in Roadshow Brochure 

Additional Company Representative at USD $800

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Detailed Event Information For Clean Energy Expo China - 2013 Detailed Event Information For Clean Energy Expo China - 2013
Clean Energy Expo China - 2013 -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Electrical Power Systems, Environmental Technologies, Pollution Control Eq., Renewable Energy Eq.
Location/Date: Beijing, China 07/03/2013 - 07/05/2013
Event Summary:
Recently China's clean energy industry has rapidly expanded. As of 2010, China's installed hydropower capacity was 216GW, and total grid connected wind power was 29.58GW, accounting for about 22%, and 3% of China's total installed capacity respectively. Meanwhile, China has become the world`s most important wind, solar and other clean energy generation equipment manufacturing nation and is making a great contribution to the development of clean energy worldwide. Clean Energy Expo China (CEEC) is uniquely positioned as the only cross-sector Trade Fair and Conference in China showcasing the entire clean energy portfolio under one roof. Since 2008, this is the place where government and key industry decision makers converge to network and do business in China. In addition to a high-profile conference, dedicated sub-shows for selected product segments create the necessary focus on the products and technologies that matter for you. Clean Energy Expo China incorporates: Wind Power China www.windpowerexpochina.com Solar Thermal China www.solarthermalchina.com CIPV Expo China www.cipvexpochina.com eMobility China www.emobilitychina.com Bio-energy China www.cibeexpochina.com GridTec China www.gridtecchina.com From July 3–5, 2013, Clean Energy Expo China (CEEC) will be held at the China National Convention Center in Beijing organized by the China Electricity Council, Koelnmesse,The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and CCPIT Beijing. Position your company in this unique trading and knowledge-sharing platform for the clean energy industry. Ensure that your brand and your sector is represented and stakes its claim in the energy mix of the future!

Contacts:
Andrew Billard,
Commercial Officer
Phone: (86) 10-8531-3589
Andrew.Billard@trade.gov
Hongying Cai, Beijing
Commercial Specialist
Phone: (86-10) 8531 3556
Hongying.Cai@trade.gov
Kevin Haley, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-6434
Kevin.Haley@trade.gov
Nyamusi Igambi, Houston
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 713-209-3112
Nyamusi.Igambi@trade.gov
Mathias Kuepper, Koenmesse Inc.

Phone: 011-8610-6590-7766x730
m.kuepper@koelnmesse.cn
Elizabeth Shieh, Beijing
Commercial Officer
Phone: 8610-8531 3423
Elizabeth.Shieh@trade.gov
Darrin Stern, Koelnmesse Inc.

Phone: 773-326-9925
d.stern@koelnmessenafta.com